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Vocabulary

Emotion

An Emotion is:a conscious mental reaction (such as anger or fear) subjectively experienced as strong feeling usually directed toward a specific object and typically accompanied by physiological and...

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Haric Line

'Hara' is the Japanese word that correlates to the tan tien in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Barbara Ann Brennan in her book "Hands of Light" describes the haric line of energy as being a quantum...

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Health – WHO definition

Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.The bibliographic citation for this definition is: Preamble to the...

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Herd Immunity

Herd immunity (also called herd effect, community immunity, population immunity, or social immunity) is a form of indirect protection from infectious disease that occurs when a large percentage of a...

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Inflammation

Inflammation is one of the first responses of the immune system to infection or irritation.Inflammation is stimulated by chemical factors released by injured cells and serves to establish a physical...

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White Blood Cells

All white blood cells (WBCs) are known as leukocytes. Most leukocytes differ from other cells of the body in that they are not tightly associated with a particular organ or tissue; thus, their...

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Complement System

The complement system is a biochemical cascade of the immune system that helps, or “complements”, the ability of antibodies to clear pathogens or mark them for destruction by other cells. The...

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T cell – Lymphocytes T

A T cell is a type of lymphocyte, which develops in the thymus gland (hence the name) and plays a central role in the immune response. T cells can be distinguished from other lymphocytes by the...

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Vitamin

The term vitamin was derived from "vitamine", a compound word coined in 1912 by the Polish biochemist Casimir Funk when working at the Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine. The name is from vital...

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Muscle Spindles

Muscle spindles are the sensory receptors located within muscles that allow communication to the spinal cord and brain with information of where the body is in space (proprioception) and how fast...

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Golgi Tendon Organ

The Golgi tendon organ (GTO) (also called Golgi organ, tendon organ, neurotendinous organ or neurotendinous spindle) is a proprioceptive sensory receptor organ that senses changes in muscle tension....

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